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Medical Assistant 

 

Duration:

TH-FRI 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (15 weeks)

SAT 8:00 AM - and 5:00 PM (15 weeks)

Clinical Medical Assistant Program:

The student will obtain their certificate of completion and be eligible to complete the certification exam once all academic criteria and financial obligations have been met.

Within 30 days after finishing their program, North Georgia Healthcare Training works one-on-one with students to find extern placement locations. Additionally, NGHT will make an effort to put students in locations with employment possibilities that match their requirements and career goals. Students frequently find jobs at these places after their externships are finished. The location or specialty selected, however, cannot be guaranteed by NGHT. Depending on the proximity of the extern site and the location of the student, students may have to drive up to 30 miles. In cases when a student only has a certain number of days or hours available for an externship, NGHT will make an effort to choose a site that will address their needs. The student will be responsible for finding their own extern site if, for any reason, they choose not to attend an extern site, leave an extern site due to personal issues, or decline an extern site due to location.

·  Students must complete all 120-hours of instruction with at least a 70% in classroom/ lecture and a 100% in lab. Candidates who complete this course with success will be eligible to sit for the NHA national qualifying exam for clinical medical assistant.

·  Complete clinical externship within 6 months.

·  Settle all financial obligations with North Georgia Healthcare Training.

In Demand  |  Medical assisting is one of the nation’s fastest-growing careers, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, attributing job growth to the following:

  • Predicted surge in the number of physicians’ offices and outpatient care facilities

  • Technological advancements

  • Growing number of elderly Americans who need medical treatment

  

Program Entrance Requirements:

High School Diploma/ GED

Two forms of government identification

A negative PPD Skin Test (Tuberculosis Test) or chest x-ray

A criminal background check, criminal charges or convictions on the background check may prevent students from enrollment in NGHT, certification in their field of study, and/or admission to externship sites, which would impede program completion.

Tuition

Application Fee $50

Textbooks and Supplies $425

Tuition $2725

Total Cost $3200

Payment Methods

Option 1 - Pay in Full

Total tuition payment is due at the time of registration.

 

Option 2 - Payment Plans

Students will be able to create their own unique payment plan during the enrollment process after making your deposit. The remainder of the tuition balance can be scheduled in weekly-or bi-weekly payments. All payment plans are designed to pay off tuition completely by the last day of class. 

Option 3 – Student Loans Available with Meritize 

We have partnered with the Meritize Platform to provide our students with financing options to fund your education. Check your loan options in minutes without impacting your credit score at 

https://apply.meritize.com/?pc=25348

Next Classes start March 23rd-March 25th

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